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Introducing “Miss Avocado”: Colette Dike

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We had a moment to talk with Colette, the mastermind behind most of the recipes you’ll find in The Avocado Show book.

Picturing the Streets of New York

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‘Streets of New York’, editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces five of the book’s contributing photographers.

A brief history about (the streets of) Amsterdam

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The streets of Amsterdam are full of history, that even hardcore Amsterdammers might not know about. Let us tell you a small tale about the past of our beloved home…

Six fashion titles that get you in vogue

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We consider ourselves to be pretty fashionable at times. And most of that is due to our extensive browsing through the fashion books we have. Here are six titles you…

Six Sportret stories worth sharing

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Sportret is not only a wonderful photographic document; it is good fun to read too. Here are some of our favorite anecdotes from Sportret.

London: a street photographer’s idea of paradise

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We're currently finalizing Streets of London, the second publication in our Streets of... series. Editor Mikel van den Boogaard learned that London can be considered as a street photographer's idea…

“I love it when people tell me I can’t do something”

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As the biggest platform in the Netherlands for talent in fashion and beyond, MOAM has exceeded many expectations and limitations. Now that we’re making a book with them, it’s time…

Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

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An eye-catching new building rises along the banks of the IJ-river. MENDO is very proud to design and publish a book about it.

How the show began

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To celebrate our upcoming book with The Avocado Show, MENDO had a lunch date with its founder Ron Simpson to “peel” the success of the Avocado Show.

A book made to pause over

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In January of 2018, DENHAM released the book A Decade of DENHAM, in collaboration with MENDO. We talked to DENHAM's art director Ali Kirby, driving force behind the book, about…

Meet MENDO: Daan’s favorite books

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People often ask us what our personal favorite books are. This is the list of Daan Ferwerda, our 11 Berenstraat flagship store book specialist.

Visual inspiration #3: Illustration

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Visual Inspiration #3 is all about the use of Illustrations in books.

Visual inspiration #2

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The books at MENDO offer a treasure trove of visually inspiring images. MENDO will dive into the imagery regularly and dig up some of the best images around. Enjoy Visual…

Picturing the Streets of Amsterdam

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‘Streets of Amsterdam’ editor Joost Bastmeijer introduces four of the book’s contributing photographers.

Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert

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In this episode of Shelf Sessions: Guillaume Philibert, founder and creative director at Filling Pieces.

Meet the maker: Ed van der Elsken

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With an expo in Amsterdam, his name is on the tip of everyone’s tongue again.

Interview with Jimmy Nelson: “I’d like people to participate in what I feel and see”

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Renowned photographer Jimmy Nelson will sign the long-awaited sequel to Before They Pass Away at our Berenstraat flagship store, from 14:00-16:00 on Sunday 23 September. MENDO chats with Jimmy about…

Photographer’s Profile: Erwin Olaf

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This year, the unique and recognizable photography of Erwin Olaf (1959) is celebrated like never before. With Olaf presenting a new book and big overview exhibitions, it’s time to focus…

The romantic vision of photographer Jean Pierrot

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Pierrot Romance is a personal diary, designed and published by Pierrot himself (in a limited first run of 500 copies). To celebrate his first book, we did a short Q&A.

Visual inspiration #1

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Our books offer a treasure trove of thousands and thousands of visually inspiring images. MENDO will dive into the imagery regularly and dig up some of the best images around.…